Carpe Noctem Cassel is the robotic soccer team of the Distributed Systems Research Group of the University of Kassel. Since 2005, its year of establishment, the team participates in international tournaments of the RoboCup Research Foundation.

The purpose of the team is to provide a sophisticated testbed for the Distributed Systems Research Group and to give students the opportunity to get first-hand experience in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.

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3rd Place!

We made the 3rd place at the RoboCup European Open 2016. The last match against the ASML Falcons was very challenging. Unfortunately, they had repeatedly problems with their Referee Box connection. Therefore, the referee judged...[more]

Category: CNC-Tournament



Robocup livestream Games we participate in: Thu, 1 pm, vs CAMBADAThu, 5 pm, vs Tech UnitedFri, 11 am, vs VDL Robot SportsFri, 1 pm, ASML FalconsFri, 5 pm, vs MINHO Team[more]

Category: CNC-Tournament


Tournament schedule

By now we stocked up on groceries and booked into the hotel. Their conference room will be our home for the rest of the evening. Concerning the tournament, you can have a look at the schedule on the official event website. There...[more]

Category: CNC-Tournament


Arrived in Eindhoven

After meeting at the university and leaving Kassel long before sunrise, we successfully made it to the Evoluon in Eindhoven (which totally looks like an UFO). Unfortunately, we are one of the few teams which arrived a whole day...[more]

Category: CNC-Tournament


New Jerseys and RoboCup European Open 2016

Just before we participate at the RoboCup European Open in Eindhoven, we received our new jerseys for 2016! We have everything packed and are looking forward to our first tournament with C++ code, only! [more]

Category: Carpe Noctem Cassel


Sponsoring Fotonic

Fotonic sponsored 6 Astra Pro depth-cameras for improving our ball- and obstacles detection. Thank you![more]

Category: CNC-ResearchAndDevelopment


Qualification Results WM 2016

We qualified for the RoboCup World Championship 2016. The results are presented in the MSL Wiki. We made the 3rd place only 4 points behind the 1st place with 106 points. [more]

Category: CNC-Tournament

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